IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA
January 24, 2012
BRIAN DOUGLAS BAXTER, PETITIONER,
GLUNT, ET AL., RESPONDENTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Joel H. Slomsky, J.
AND NOW, this 24th day of January 2012, upon careful and independent consideration of the Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus (Doc. No. 1), Respondent's Answer to the Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus (Doc. No. 7), and the Report and Recommendation filed by United States Magistrate Judge Timothy R. Rice (Doc. No. 8), it is ORDERED that:
1. The Report and Recommendation of Magistrate Judge Rice is APPROVED and ADOPTED.*fn1
2. The Petition for the Writ of Habeas Corpus (Doc. No. 1) is DENIED.
3. There is no probable cause to issue a certificate of appealability.
4. The Clerk of Court shall mark this case closed for statistical purposes. BY THE COURT:
Joel H. Slomsky, J.